Brig. Gen. (ret.) Gregory Touhill serves as the Department of Homeland Securityâs deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity operations and programs within the National Protections and Programs Directorateâs Office of Cybersecurity and Communications.
Touhill is responsible for the development and implementation of NPPDâs programs that aim to protect government networks and critical infrastructures.
Touhill retired from the U.S. Air Force in July 2013 and previously served as the chief information officer and director of command, control, communications and cyber systems at the U.S. Transportation Command.
Before joining the Transportation Command, he was the U.S. defense attachÃ© to Kuwait and commander of the 81st Training Wing, with responsibility in the Air Forceâs cyberspace operations training programs.
He also oversaw the commandâs cyberspace defense mission and information technology portfolio as senior cyberspace operations officer.
Touhill graduated from the Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, and the Advanced Communications Officer Training school.
He also is a graduate of Air War College, Armed Forces Staff College, Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Senior Executive Fellows program and University of North Carolinaâs Logistics and Technology Program for Executives.